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James Garfield Lomax

Group. Half of Pilots course 10D, No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RNZAF Station Whenuapai. L-R: Back; RF Upton, JG Lomax, NJ Thorburn, SH Mortimore, BN McGregor, G Stenborg, K Mueller, A O'Brien. Middle; BG Williams, RW Urwin, AL Robinson, DA Sanders, DD Waters, JR Marks, J Keys. Front; LA Yates, LH McCarthey, AB Wheeler, LC Webster, NS Kennedy, WH Smerton, JE Sanders, TB Pepper. Image kindly provided by Air Force Museum of New Zealand, HbH196.

Group. Half of Pilots course 10D, No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School, RNZAF Station Whenuapai. …

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Garfield AWMM
  • Surname
    Lomax AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ405289 AWMM
    • WWII 405289 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Rohe
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Civilian life

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  • Birth
    18 August 1912 AWMM TasmaniaAustralia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.B. Lomax (wife), 14 High Street, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM


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    Air Force AWMM
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    • NZ405289 AWMM
    • WWII 405289 AWMM
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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Seddon Memorial Technical College

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Taiping War Cemetery, Malaysia AWMM Joint Grave 2 K 15-16 AWMM
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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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